Responsible decarbonisation requires energy security

Andy Mayer comments for City AM

Andy Mayer, IEA Energy Analyst, has commented for City AM on the need to secure our energy supplies if we are to stop importing Russian gas and transition to a decarbonised economy responsibly.

“We are in this mess because previous Governments picked technology, production, and climate targets, not a carbon price and leaving delivery of the best path to the market. If the new strategy is even more of the same, we will be decarbonising as insecurely and expensively as possible, to the benefit not just of Russia, but China, the main player in most renewable supply chains. This would not be a win for national security.”

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